Gender, Class, and Race/Ethnicity/Nationalism; Work and Family; Intergenerational Relationships; Education; Social Mobility; Asian/Asian American; Qualitative and mixed methods


“Institutionalization of the Women’s Movement and Gender Legislation.” In South Korean Social Movements: From Democracy to Civil Society, edited by Shin, Gi-Wook and Paul Y. Chang. New York, NY: Routledge. 2011 (with Chan Suh and Yoon Choi). View Publication

“Gender, Social Class, and Women’s Employment.” Current Opinion in Psychology. 2017 (equal authorship with Kathleen McGinn) View Publication

“Who Deserves to Work? How Women Develop Expectations of Childcare Support in South Korea.” R&R, Gender & Society. *Distinguished Student Award, Association of Korean Sociologists in America, ASA 2017 *Graduate Student Award, RC28, International Sociological Association, 2016. View Manuscript

“Norms or Knowledge: Unpacking Views of Maternal Employment Among the Highly Educated.” Under Review. View Abstract

“The Power of Information: Maternal Education, Childrearing, and Unequal Childhoods.” Under Review. View Abstract

“Babies, Work, or Both? The Interdependence of Women’s Employment and Fertility.” (equal authorship with Mary Brinton) In preparation for journal submission. View Abstract

“The Making of Super-Women: Parental Leave and Women’s Work in South Korea.” (first authorship with Eunmi Mun) In preparation for journal submission. View Abstract

“From Passenger to Driver: Redefining Female Achievement and Women’s Status Seeking Process.” In preparation for journal submission. View Extended Abstract

“Creating Global Space at the Local Land: English Kindergartens in Urban Korea.” Working paper.

“Getting Married in Unsettled Times: Changing Meanings of Marriage and Social Mobility.” Working paper.